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In Support of Bike Lanes & Public Squares

August 17, 2011

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Two related issues that have caught my attention this morning are the Vancouver Public Space Network’s petition to permanently pedestrianize the 800-block of Robson Street , and David Suzuki’s article in support of bike lanes.  Beginning from the end, Suzuki’s article in the Georgia Straight sums up our current reality with the following statement: As […]

A Real Public Square

November 29, 2010

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Dear City Council and Mayor Robertson: Councillor Suzanne Anton is doing this city a great service by introducing a motion to expand Robson Square with the permanent closure of Robson Street between Howe and Hornby. Doing so would give Vancouver something it sorely lacks: a truly pedestrianized public space; a place to stay rather than […]

Fragmented Geographies

February 6, 2010

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Afternoon School at VIVO Media Arts Centre Monday, 22 February 2010, 2pm FRAGMENTED GEOGRAPHIES Presented by Natalie Ethier Fragmented Geographies will explore psychogeography, dérive/drift, and the right to the city to raise questions around contested spaces, constructed landscapes and temporal infrastructure created by and for Vancouver 2010. Participants will be invited to create memory maps […]

Afternoon Amble

January 18, 2010

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I have finally created the map that should have accompanied my entry from December 2, This is How it All Began. This map, Afternoon Amble, will also appear on a new Pedestrian City feature that will be unveiled soon…!